Friday, February 22, 2019

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    PDP campaign DG in Gombe joins APC after meeting Buhari

PDP campaign DG in Gombe joins APC after meeting Buhari

Bello Tinka, director-general of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign organisation in Gombe state, has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC).Tinka joined the ruling party on Thursday night when he met with President Muhammadu Buhari, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman.He said the former PDP chieftain pledged allegiance to the APC during meeting.He was also said to [...]

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    Witness: Why INEC cancelled results in 17 Osun polling units

Witness: Why INEC cancelled results in 17 Osun polling units

Adelodun Rasaki, the state collation agent for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun governorship election, says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) cancelled results in 17 polling units due to inability to reconcile votes.Rasaki said this on Friday while being cross examined by Adesina Agbede, counsel to INEC, before the election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja.While testifying before the [...]

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    Buhari is my personal friend, says PDP governor

Buhari is my personal friend, says PDP governor

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as his "personal friend".Umahi said this on Friday at a meeting with Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, his campaign team, and members of the state traditional rulers council.The governor said Buhari as a "sitting president" deserves respect from him and that has nothing to do with [...]

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    Keyamo: Atiku is a major contributor to our high unemployment problem

Keyamo: Atiku is a major contributor to our high unemployment problem

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the reelection campaign of President Muhammadu Buahri, has alleged that Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), made a major contribution to the high level of unemployment in the country.Keyamo said this while reacting to claims made by Atiku and Peter Obi, his running mate, when they featured on The Candidates, a political [...]

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    The Candidates: Kadaria Ahmed brought out the best in Atiku, says Secondus

The Candidates: Kadaria Ahmed brought out the best in Atiku, says Secondus

Uche Secondus, the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Kadaria Ahmed, host of The Candidates, brought out the best in Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate, at the town hall-style interview.On Wednesday, Ahmed, who has been in the business of debates for over a decade, grilled both Atiku and Peter Obi, and was being accused of being [...]

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    Appeal court rejects Metuh’s request to seek medical treatment abroad

Appeal court rejects Metuh’s request to seek medical treatment abroad

The appeal court has dismissed a suit filed by Olisa Metuh, former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to travel abroad for medical treatment.In a ruling on Wednesday, the appellate court maintained that Metuh's application was “an abuse of court process”, as he failed to disclose cogent reasons for him to seek medical attention abroad.The former PDP spokesman, through [...]

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    PHOTOS: Obasanjo, Atiku take ‘battle against Buhari’ to Island Club

PHOTOS: Obasanjo, Atiku take ‘battle against Buhari’ to Island Club

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), took the campaign for next month's presidential poll to Island Club in Lagos on Wednesday.Both men, who were in charge of the nation's affairs between 1999 and 2007, took time in convincing members of the club on why they should vote against President Muhammadu Buhari.Senate [...]

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    PDP replies Tinubu: Nigeria’s economy thrived when Atiku was in charge

PDP replies Tinubu: Nigeria’s economy thrived when Atiku was in charge

The Presidential Campaign Organisation of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described Atiku Abubakar, the party’s presidential candidate, as a consummate democrat.Kola Ologbondiyan, director, media and publicity of the organisation, said this in a statement issued on Tuesday.He was reacting to a statement credited to Bola Tinubu, national leader of the APC.Tinubu had described Abubakar as an "undemocratic element" over [...]

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    Jonathan: Political office shouldn’t be used as instrument of punishment

Jonathan: Political office shouldn’t be used as instrument of punishment

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says political office should not be used as an instrument of punishment.Jonathan said this on Tuesday at the presidential campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at Ox-bow Lake Pavillion in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital."Political office should not be used as instrument of punishment to the people," Jonathan said.He said Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the [...]

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    Tinubu: A permanent discipline awaits Onnoghen if he’s found guilty

Tinubu: A permanent discipline awaits Onnoghen if he’s found guilty

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says a permanent discipline awaits Walter Onnoghen, former chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), if he is found guilty of the false declaration charges levelled against him.Tinubu said this while responding to the position of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on the suspension.In a state [...]

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    APC senators disown suit challenging Onnoghen’s suspension

APC senators disown suit challenging Onnoghen’s suspension

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    APC: Onnoghen’s suspension has devastated PDP’s comeback plans

APC: Onnoghen’s suspension has devastated PDP’s comeback plans

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the suspension of Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), has devastated the plans of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to get back to power through "cash and carry" judicial system.In a statement on Monday, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC spokesman, said PDP's opposition to Onnoghen's suspension points to "their penchant for anything corrupt and criminal".Issa-Onilu [...]

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    PDP: Buhari scared that senate might sanction him over Onnoghen

PDP: Buhari scared that senate might sanction him over Onnoghen

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that there are moves by "certain agents" to bribe senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to protect President Muhammadu Buhari from imminent parliamentary sanctions for constitutional breaches.In a statement, Kola Ologbondiyan, spokesman of PDP, said in a move against possible sanction on his handling of the Walter Onnoghen case, Buhari has summoned a [...]

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    Nwodo: Obiano called me an idiot over Ohaneze’s endorsement of Atiku

Nwodo: Obiano called me an idiot over Ohaneze’s endorsement of Atiku

The endorsement of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), by Ohaneze Ndigbo has set Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra state, against Nnia Nwodo, president-general of the socio-cultural organisation.The apex Igbo organisation had cited Atiku's promise to restructure the country as the reason for endorsing him.Shortly after choosing Atiku over President Muhammadu Buhari, the Anambra government [...]

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    CISS breaks silence on suspension of CJN, backs Buhari

CISS breaks silence on suspension of CJN, backs Buhari

The Centre for International and Strategy Studies has finally broken its silence on the controversy trailing the suspension of Walter Onnoghen as the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).CISS said the suspension of Onnoghen was a right step in the right direction, saying the decision was to safeguard the integrity of the judiciary sector.There have been mixed reactions following the suspension [...]

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    PDP rejects acting CJN, says inauguration of tribunal judges is illegal

PDP rejects acting CJN, says inauguration of tribunal judges is illegal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Ibrahim Muhammad to quit as the acting chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).President Muhammadu Buhari replaced Walter Onnoghen with Muhammad on Friday, citing the false assets declaration charges filed against him.In a statement on Saturday, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, said Muhanmmad is "allowing himself to be used by despotic forces in their bid to [...]

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